Ian Yuill

Liberal Democrat councillor for Mannofield, Airyhall, Braeside, Broomhill, Garthdee, Kaimhill and Ruthrieston Learn more

Archive for the ‘Local Issues’ Category

Aberdeen City Council has now published its “Roads Winter Service Plan” – its plans for gritting and snow clearing for winter 2018/19. Last winter lots of people told me how unhappy they were about pavement gritting. What especially annoyed some people was that many groups and residents who had asked the council for one tonne […]

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Council consults on cross city connections

by Ian Yuill on 14 October, 2018

Aberdeen City Council is consulting on cross city connections to make sure Aberdeen gets the maximum benefit from the new Aberdeen Western Peripheral Route. In my view the council must ensure it makes the best use of the opportunities presented by the the opening of the AWPR to improve transport links taking account of the […]

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Annual leaf clearing work begins

by Ian Yuill on 13 October, 2018

As autumn arrives and leaves fall from the trees, the council has once again begun clearing fallen leaves from pavements, roads and open spaces. The council has hired additional machinery to help get this job done as quickly as possible and their aim is to complete this work by the end of the year. Please […]

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Success – Springfield Road pavement repaired

by Ian Yuill on 21 September, 2018

I am very pleased that, at long last, the council has repaired the badly broken pavement of Springfield Road near its junction with Craigton Road. I urged the Roads Service to repair this stretch of pavement after being contacted by residents who told that they were worried about tripping on the very broken and uneven […]

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I have asked council staff to repair the enormous “crater” in Inchgarth Community Centre’s car park. Sign up here to receive more local news and information from Ian Yuill.

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South Anderson Drive flowerbeds – action needed

by Ian Yuill on 15 September, 2018

I have urged council staff to weed the flowerbeds on the eastern side of South Anderson Drive, uphill from the Garthdee roundabout. These flowerbeds are in a disgraceful state. Please do let me know about any other areas of council land needing weeding or grass cutting. Sign up here to receive more local news and information […]

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I have urged the Roads Service to replace the missing illuminated bollard and illuminated globe at the pedestrian island on Garthdee Road near its junction with Auchinyell Road. Please do let me know abut any other damaged bollards – or any other problems in our area. Sign up here to receive more local news and information […]

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It is a disgrace that damaged sections of the retaining wall on the eastern side of South Anderson Drive on the southbound approach to the Garthdee roundabout remain unrepaired – years after the damage was first caused. South Anderson Drive is a trunk road and is managed by the Scottish Government agency Transport Scotland. I […]

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After being contacted by a local resident, I have urged council staff to treat the weeds growing along the gutters of Garthdee Crescent and Pitmedden Crescent. Please do let me know about any other problems with weeds growing in gutters or on pavements. Sign up here to receive more local news and information from Ian Yuill.

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The damaged to the pedestrian island on Holburn Street near Ruthrieston Community Centre has now been repaired after I reported this issue to council staff. I am pleased to see that extra “keep left” signs have been added to the pole which should hopefully make the island more visible to drivers and prevent further accidents. […]

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